"On that big stage, Ms. Gordon does indeed seem the star..."
"Gordon is a pirouetting blaze of energy, accomplishment, and aspiration..."
Taylor Gordon is an international dancer, teacher, and director based in NYC signed with Resolute Artists Agency. She has performed at Lincoln Center with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, in 4 seasons of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Off-Broadway and national tour of Angelina Ballerina The Musical, at The Kennedy Center & Carnegie Hall, internationally as a dance captain & resident director with Spirit Productions, TUI Cruises, & Cirque Le Masque, at Jacob’s Pillow, and Dance Theater Workshop, and with numerous ballet & contemporary companies in NYC like Exit12 Dance Company. She spent 2022 as a Show Supervisor for RWS Entertainment Group. The New York Times wrote, “on that big stage, Ms. Gordon does indeed seem a star,” referring to Radio City Music Hall in a full page Sunday Arts feature. She trained at Boston Ballet, The Rock School, and Ballet Academy East and spent summers with Twyla Tharp, Complexions, ABT, & Miami City Ballet. An AGMA and AGVA member, she has appeared on television in a principal role in a commercial on Time Warner Cable NYC, on PBS Great Performance at the Met Live in HD, MTV’s “Made,” and The Today Show. She has been featured on CNN, NBC, Fox News, ABC, CBS, Dance Magazine, Vanity Fair Online, The Huffington Post, Dance Spirit, and The Times of India.
Taylor received a BA in Communication Arts and a Master’s Degree in Publishing by age 20. Her certifications include full Pilates apparatus & mat, 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher, American Council on Exercise Functional Training Specialist, Senior Fitness Specialist & Group Fitness Instructor.. Taylor teaches in NYC at The Pilates Movement, The Mercedes Club, and the United Nations Ballet Club, and her workout videos are available on Amazon. In 2020 she founded Tailored Movement NYC for virtual classes. She has guest taught in Japan, China, India, Bali, and across the US. Taylor has interned at The New Yorker and written for publications including Pointe and MGM Las Vegas Hotel "M" Magazine. View her show reel below. www.taylorjgordon.com
Taylor At a Glance
-Dancer in NYC for 17 years, with credits at Radio City, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Jacob's Pillow, tours & commercials as dance captain
-Received a BA in Communication Arts & Masters Degree in Publishing by age 20 with internships at The New Yorker and Pointe Magazine
-Has performed & taught in Japan, India, Indonesia, The Philippines, Germany, Canada, and all across the US, with additional travel to over 30 countries
-Spent more than a decade as a Pilates teacher trainer, with certifications including 200-hour Yoga, American Council on Exercise Functional Training & Senior Fitness Specialist and Group Fitness with workout videos on Amazon
-Is passionate about veterans issues after losing her younger brother, an Army soldier, to suicide in 2016
Taylor Gordon (AGMA/AGVA) has been a professional dancer in NYC for over 15 years, where she has performed on some of the biggest stages of the dance world. Carving her own path as a freelancer, she works with a variety of companies and shows in effort to land as much stage time as possible. Her extensive ballet background has led to work in classical, contemporary, commercial, modern, and musical theater genres as well as experience as a choreographer and director.
Most recently, Taylor performed as Dance Captain & Resident Director of "Christmas Wonderland" in Tokyo for her 3rd year and assisted on 10 new shows in 2022 for RWS Entertainment Group. Before COVID-19, Taylor was dancing off-Broadway for the second time in "Angelina Ballerina, The Musical" at Soho Playhouse in NYC. Taylor has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center with The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, The Kennedy Center & Jacob's Pillow with The Black Iris Project, and Radio City Music Hall in 4 seasons of "The Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes." She has done several national and international tours, to places as far as Bali, Shanghai, Tokyo, Manila, and India, including dancing for TUI Cruises.
Taylor trained at Boston Ballet, The Rock School, and Ballet Academy East NYC and has danced with Exit 12 Dance Company, American Swiss Ballet, Ballet for Young Audiences, and Felice Lesser Dance Theater among other concert companies. She appeared in a commercial for "Unique Pain Medicine," on PBS Great Performance at the Met Live in HD, MTV’s “Made,” The Today Show, and has been featured extensively in the press. Additional training includes summers with Twyla Tharp, Miami City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Complexions, Voice with Jan Horvath, Bettina Sheppard (mezzo-soprano), NY Vocal Studio, Jason Gotay, and acting at William Esper Studios (summer),The Barrow Group, and The Growing Studio.
Taylor has also worked as choreographer, assistant, and director across the world. She has assisted choreographer Jeremy McQueen in setting work on students at The American Ballet Theatre JKO School and The Ailey School and has substituted at Peridance and Gibney Dance. She spent 4 years on faculty of Third Street Music School and was a teaching assistant at Ballet Academy East NYC. Taylor has guest taught ballet and musical theater in Japan, China, India, Bali, Florida, New Jersey, and Connecticut and has staged classical repertoire as assistant to master teacher Kat Wildish for the Performing in NY Showcase, for which she is Associate Director. She has also taught Dance History at the high school level for he School for Young Performers and the Ballet4Adults Certification Program.